Event Calendar

October 24, 2021

  1. Chicago International Film Festival

    Chicago, IL Oct 13 - Oct 24

    This year's program includes 65 films and nine programs of shorts that are screening at the ChiTown Movies Drive-In in Pilsen.

  2. Iowa City Book Festival

    Iowa City, IA Oct 18 - Oct 24

    The first North American town to be named a UNESCO City of Literature offers talks, readings, panels, exhibits and a walking tour of literary Iowa City.

  3. Wisconsin Book Festival

    Madison, WI Oct 21 - Oct 24

    This big fest features readings, lectures, book discussions, writing workshops, live interviews and children's events.

  4. Halloween

    Anoka, MN Oct 23 - Oct 30

    This town, just north of Minneapolis, calls itself the Halloween Capital of the World. Festivities include a house-decorating contest and a Grande Day Parade.

  5. Earth Wood & Fire Artist Tour

    Lake Mills, WI Oct 23 - Oct 24

    Visit artists in their studios in and around Lake Mills, Cambridge and Fort Atkinson, between Madison and Milwaukee.

  6. Witches & Wizards of Woodstock

    Woodstock, IL Oct 24

    This all-ages fantasy festival in Woodstock Square features a magical talking hat, Quidditch training, an owlery, a wandering magician, a cosplay scavenger hunt and a costume parade and contest.